Armed Virginia Sloop 1768 - Model Shipways - scale 1:48

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Will follow this one with interest Zoly as I have this kit and will build it once I catch up with other build hopefully by the first of next year. Don
 

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donfarr said:
Will follow this one with interest Zoly as I have this kit and will build it once I catch up with other build hopefully by the first of next year. Don
Thank you very much Don for visiting my build log.
 
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Hi Zoltan

Very nice build, I also will follow this one.

Denis.
 

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Hi Zoltan,
Great start on the build if you have room for one more I will pull up a chair.
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In 2011 I stopped working on the ship again, up until February 2015 and working on since, so I finished the first planking with a good sanding and started working on the scuppers, somehow I missed them, then I drilled the sweep ports.

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Hi Zoltan. It's very nice to see that you decided to continue building this beautiful ship. I will be following this as well.

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Looks really nice Zoly

I was curious I always see people planing with full ship strips has anyone tried doing it with scale length plans etc like the real ship?
 

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Thanks guys,Joe,the second planking will be in scale length,on my Santa Maria also the planks are scale length.
 

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Hi Zoltan,
Nice clean work on the first planking, a good base for the finished second planking. She is looking good.
Mike
 
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Excellent work. I have my deck chair, esky. Will also be following along.

Cheers
Geoff
 

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The painting and deck fittings are looking very good.
Mike
 
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